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October 18, 2012
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Florida. Assistance for...
October 17, 2012
CLINTON, Miss. – Just two weeks remain to register for federal assistance for those who sustained damage during Hurricane Isaac. Perhaps you registered, but what about your family, friends and...
October 16, 2012
WASHINGTON – In less than two days, more than 13 million people nationwide are expected to participate in the Great ShakeOut earthquake drill. "Earthquakes occur all year long across our country – in...
October 15, 2012
CLINTON, Miss. – In nearly seven weeks since Hurricane Isaac struck Mississippi, more than $20.3 million in state and federal aid has been approved to help those affected...
October 12, 2012
CLINTON, Miss. – Mississippians who applied for FEMA assistance are urged to stay in touch with the agency for several reasons even after disaster recovery centers closed Oct. 12. Applicants can...
October 12, 2012
ATLANTA - FEMA is encouraging families, schools, businesses, tribes and state and local governments to participate in the first ever Great SouthEast ShakeOut, a regional earthquake drill in which...
October 11, 2012
ATLANTA – People living in coastal communities throughout the Southeast will have a more accurate picture of their flood risk as Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and other flood hazard information...
October 10, 2012
WASHINGTON – FEMA is encouraging families, schools, businesses, tribes and state and local governments to participate in the first ever Great SouthEast ShakeOut, a regional earthquake drill in which...
October 9, 2012
CLINTON, Miss. – Hurricane Isaac survivors in Mississippi who let their flood insurance policies lapse may be able to receive federal disaster assistance. Survivors who received their policies...
October 8, 2012
CLINTON, Miss. – In nearly six weeks since Hurricane Isaac struck Mississippi, more than $18 million in state and federal aid has been approved to help those affected...
October 8, 2012
CLINTON, Miss. – This is the final week for Mississippians to visit the four remaining FEMA disaster recovery centers. Although the centers will close, Mississippians can continue to register over...
October 6, 2012
  CLINTON, Miss. – Within 60 days of a decision letter from FEMA, Hurricane Isaac survivors in Mississippi can ask the agency to review their case again. Some of the reasons for an initial...
October 4, 2012
CLINTON, Miss. There are four ways to reach FEMA in Mississippi: You can register with FEMA on-line at DisasterAssistance.gov With your smartphone at m.fema.gov By calling toll-free at 1-800-621-3362...
October 4, 2012
CLANTON, Ala.  – Governor Robert Bentley’s request for five counties to be added to the President’s major disaster declaration for damage caused by Hurricane Isaac was granted Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012...
October 4, 2012
CLINTON, Miss. – Mississippians in 18 counties who lost work due to Hurricane Isaac could be eligible for disaster unemployment benefits, but deadlines are approaching. Those who work in Adams, Amite...
October 2, 2012
Clinton, Miss. – Disaster recovery officials are concerned that many homeowners and renters with Hurricane Isaac losses could miss out on valuable grants and low-interest loans by not returning...
October 2, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Tropical Storm Debby survivors who received money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency must keep their receipts or bills for three years. FEMA assistance must be used for...
September 28, 2012
CLINTON, Miss. – The nine disaster recovery centers helping Mississippians affected by Hurricane Isaac remain open Monday through Saturday and closed on Sundays but with new hours, beginning Monday,...
September 28, 2012
CLINTON, Miss. – Five additional Mississippi counties affected by Hurricane Isaac have been designated to receive Individual Assistance from FEMA. Survivors who had losses in Copiah, Franklin,...
September 27, 2012
CLINTON, Miss. – FEMA specialists are in Vicksburg to help people with storm losses caused by Hurricane Isaac.  The specialists can answer questions from survivors on the status of their disaster...

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